from Charles Home-Drummond, serving at Cahir Barracks, to his mother Christian, at Edinburgh,
1836 Apr. 23, 25.
|Main Creator:||Stirling-Home-Drummond-Moray, Charles, 1816-1891|
Family news; his 20th birthday; his military activities. "... one never hears any news in such an outlandish part of the world ... The Colonel now looks forward to our being sent to Spain as an army of occupation ... Yesterday I went with the Catholics, & could not hear one word of the prayers nor could I understand one word of the sermon, as it was in Irish, but luckily only about 10 minutes long. ... any thing is better than Newbridge, where the country is a dead flat for miles and miles without either a gentleman's place or a tree. ..."
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts|
Physical description: 1 item.
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|MS 39,974||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|